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Janus Adams - Writers Retreat in the Catskills

For five days, August 6th through the 10th, Janus Adams will host a Writer’s Retreat in the Catskills.

The hands-on workshop intensive is for new and seasoned writers with a work-in-progress. With space limited to 8 attendees, the program affords each participant time to write, read, reflect, share positive criticism, and grow in a supportive environment.

Janus Adams was tapped by the Ford Foundation to train and mentor scholars to write for non-academic audiences. She’s traveled the country doing that for seven years and now she’s sharing proven strategies with new and seasoned writers of Narrative Non-Fiction and Fiction.

Emmy Award-winning journalist, historian, publisher and producer, Dr. Janus Adams is the author of ten books and creator of BackPax children’s media. A frequent on-air guest, she has appeared on AirAmerica, CNN, FoxNews, NPR, and The Today Show. A former talk show host and NPR correspondent, her broadcast commentaries are heard on NPR and her syndicated column is in its fifteenth year. Her work has been featured in such publications as Essence and Ms. magazines, The New York Times, Washington Post, and USA Today. An entrepreneur, Adams founded Harambee, the first national book club for African American literature and culture changing the publishing landscape for authors and audiences.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.